Education Week Webinar on Summer Learning

The Summer Learning Opportunity: Engaging Students With STEM

June 14, 2016

You may be interested in an upcoming webinar on summer learning. The webinar is hosted by Education Week, and sponsored by Boys & Girls Clubs of America and several other organizations. This event takes place on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 2 to 3 p.m. ET.

With three out of four students in the U.S. lacking access to summer learning programs and a shortage of interested K-12 students in STEM subjects, Boys & Girls Clubs serve as a partner to schools by providing a safe and supportive place for youth to learn without limits during out-of-school time. By offering a suite of specialized STEM programs on our My.Future platform, supported by Comcast NBC Universal, Clubs have a unique opportunity to spark kids and teens’ interests in STEM during the summer months while reinforcing what kids learn in school.

With 4,200 Clubs serving nearly 4 million kids every year, Boys & Girls Clubs have been leaders in out-of-school time programming for more than 150 years. Learn about our project-based academic learning opportunities and how Clubs serve as expanded learning partners for schools.

Guests:

  • Dave Crusoe, senior director, innovation & creativity, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Jami Pettway, senior director, summer learning loss, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Tina Shah, senior director, STEM & educational foundations, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Damon Williams, senior vice president, program, training & youth development services, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Moderator:

  • Abigayle Fidler, director, innovation & creativity, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Summer Matters is not necessarily endorsing the content of this webinar as it has not yet taken place, but it may be relevant to the summer learning community in California. Education Week is serving only as the host for this presentation. The content was created by the sponsor. The opinions expressed in this webinar are those of the sponsor and do not reflect the opinion of Summer Matters.

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